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BeschreibungNow available for the first time in paperback, the remarkable debut of a former student of Alain Badiou. A work which makes a strikingly original contribution to contemporary French philosophy and is set to have a significant impact on the future of Conti
InhaltsverzeichnisTranslator's Preface; Preface by Alain Badiou; 1. Ancestrality; 2. Metaphysics, Fideism, Speculation; 3. The Principle of Factuality; 4. Hume's Problem; 5. Ptolemy's Revenge.
PortraitQuentin Meillassoux teaches Philosophy at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, France. Ray Brassier is Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Middlesex University, UK. Alain Badiou teaches at the Ecole Normale Superieure and at the College International de Philosophie in Paris, France. In addition to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works.
Pressestimmen"'Rarely do we encounter a book which not only meets the highest standards of thinking, but sets up itself new standards, transforming the entire field into which it intervenes. Quentin Meillassoux does exactly this.' Slavoj Zizek"
Untertitel: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Continuum Publishing Corporation
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2009
Seitenanzahl: 160 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von Ray Brassier